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NCSC sends notice to IIT Madras, DMK seeks PM Modi’s ‘intervention’

New Delhi(PTI): The National Commission for Scheduled Castes has sent a notice to IIT Madras over the controversial ban of a students group whose members are mainly Dalits even as DMK Chief M Karunanidhi on Sunday sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “direct intervention” for revocation of the order. IIT-M is in the eye of a […]

Debate on government’s performance good for democracy: PM Modi

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New Delhi(PTI): Completing one year in office, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said the ‘manthan’ (debate) about the performance of his government is good for democracy as it would help him know what was “lacking”. During his monthly ‘Mann Ki Baat’ radio programme, he said the entire nation has conducted analysis of the first […]

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Bollywood Actor Vidya Balan turns down legend Suchitra Sen biopic

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Actress Vidya Balan has turned down the offer to star in the biopic on Suchitra Sen as she felt she has no physical resemblance to the late actress. “I was offered the biopic but I am not doing it. I was surprised that it came out in the media that I agreed to do it […]

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S S Rajamouli to create a museum for ‘Baahubali’

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For the first time ever, in Indian cinema, there is a museum being created for a film. Baahubali director S S Rajamouli wants to create a museum to put up all the items used in the film for show. This will have all the weapons, armours and costumes of all the actors in the film. […]

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FPIs pull out Rs 14,000 crore in May; 1st net outflows in 2 years

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New Delhi(PTI): Overseas investors have pulled out more than Rs 14,000 crore from the Indian capital markets in May, making it the first month of net outflows in nearly two years. The debt market has seen steeper outflows than equities. The net outflow by Foreign Portfolio Investors (FPIs) from equities stood at Rs 5,768 crore […]

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I-League: Mumbai FC down Bharat FC to finish sixth

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Creative midfielder Taisuke Matsugae scored a brilliant goal in stoppage time to help Mumbai FC beat a fighting Bharat FC 2-1 and finish the I-League Football in sixth position with 24 points at the Cooperage ground on Saturday. While Mumbai had taken an early lead in the game, played in hot and humid conditions, Bharat […]

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Reliance Communications to invest up to Rs 2,000 crore this fiscal

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Mumbai(PTI): Telecom operator Reliance Communications will invest about Rs 1,500-2,000 crore in the current fiscal to increase its data business, a top official has said. “We will invest in the range of Rs 1,500-Rs 2,000 crore this fiscal. Our focus area would largely be to increase data revenue,” RCom Chief Executive Officer for Consumer Business […]

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Mann Ki Baat:PM Modi addresses students, Army and farmers

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New Delhi(web team): PM Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed the nation in his eighth edition of ‘Mann Ki Baat’. PM Modi started his speech with a note to the students who have just received their CBSE results across the country. He said, “CBSE exam results are out. I congratulate those who have passed the exams. Those […]

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President rejects mercy plea of Pune teacher who raped, killed 13 year-old

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New Delhi(DNA): A school teacher convicted for rape and murder of a minor girl in Pune 13 years ago will finally be hanged to death. President Pranab Mukherjee turned down the mercy plea of convict Shivaji Shankar Alhat, 58, who was sent to gallows by a Pune court in January 2003. Alhat is currently lodged […]

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Top quality masks, anti-UV glasses for Delhi traffic cops to brave pollution and heat

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Delhi(PTI): In some good news for those Delhi Traffic Police personnel braving the harsh sun and pollution while managing traffic, the department has decided to equip them with standard quality breathing masks and ultraviolet (UV) protected sunglasses. The first batch of about 200 personnel who man major traffic intersections and rotaries in the city has […]

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